Review: could Mirena cause Breast pain?
Summary: Breast pain is found among people who take Mirena, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zoloft, and have Birth control.
We study 62,603 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 857 have Breast pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Breast pain and more.
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Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from 62,955 Mirena users)
Breast pain has been reported by people with birth control, post coital contraception, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression. (latest reports from 9,942 Breast pain patients)
On Feb, 28, 2015: 62,602 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 857 people (1.37%) have Breast Pain.
Time on Mirena when people have Breast pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Breast pain||5.19%||25.19%||23.33%||19.26%||24.81%||2.22%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Breast pain when taking Mirena * :
|Breast pain||0.00%||0.00%||2.52%||38.36%||37.89%||19.65%||1.57%||0.00% |
Severity of Breast pain when taking Mirena ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Breast pain||16.67%||41.67%||41.67%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Breast pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Breast pain||0.00%||20.00%||80.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (529 people, 61.73%)
- Menorrhagia (68 people, 7.93%)
- Sleep disorder (10 people, 1.17%)
- Menstruation irregular (8 people, 0.93%)
- Premenstrual syndrome (8 people, 0.93%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zoloft (13 people, 1.52%)
- Calcium (8 people, 0.93%)
- Flovent (8 people, 0.93%)
- Amitril (7 people, 0.82%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (7 people, 0.82%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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